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cliff. >>> new this morning, sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown. he pled guilty for bank fraud charges back in june. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u.s. district court this morning with a look at what brown is facing. >> reporter: good morning. brown is facing perhaps a jail term but we'll see. his original plea agreement where he admitted guilty to all of those charms called identify six-month jail sentence but right now, prosecutors seem to be softening somewhat recommending to the judge just six days in jail for kwame brown and three years of supervised probation. it was really just a high profile fall from grace. brown held the district's second highest local elected office before pleading guilty in june to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot, 330-horsepower boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. another case involved an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance and that found that brown's
. >>> a look now at our top stories. former d.c. councilman kwame brown will not be going to jail. brown is back in his d.c. home after serving one day in federal custody. yesterday, a federal judge sentenced him to six months of home detention, two years probation and 480 hours of community service. a d.c. superior court suspect papped 30-day jail sentence. brown needed guilty in june for campaign finance violation and to falsifying loan documents for his home and boat. >>> three people are recovering after being shot ensued a convenience store in northeast. this happened last night at benning road and 44th street. the suspect is on the loose. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: good morning. we do have new information coming from d.c. police this morning. they say they do have some leads on this case but the suspect was actually sitting inside his vehicle here at the bp gas station and then you can see the marketplace convenience store. the suspect was caught on video apparently firing those shots, several rounds noshing the marketplace convenience store. firing those shots f
in benghazi. petraeus could still be called to testify despite his resignation. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. brown is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign finance violation charges. he resigned from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a quiet neighborhood is rocked by a deadly explosion and it could mean that dozens of people will lose their homes. details next as we check national and world headlines. >> it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy sit hitt and still see many are waking up in the dark and cold. with have the latest from the storm coming up -- it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy hit and still many are waking up in the dark and cold. >>> an independent neighborhood devastated by a massive house explosion. two people were killed and seven others hurt late saturday night. the blast and subsequent fire sent many residents running for safety in just their pajamas. in all, 80 homes were damaged
warren beat one-term incumbent republican scott brown. ott brown. >>> we've still got plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. >> s with a question to break, more now from president obama's victory speech. >> this country has more wealth than any nation. that is not what makes us rich. west most powerful military in history but that is not what makes us strong. our university, our culture, they are the envy of the world but that is not what keeps the world coming to our shores. what makes america exceptional are the bond that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared, that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and the future generations so that the freedom which so many americans have fought for and died for. ,  in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company,y,or geico. i propose savings for everyone! and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! too bad nobody could hear me. >>> good morning. it is wednesday, november 7th, the day after t
in the library before but they had never had any trouble from him. police say he was carrying either a dark brown or tan soft leather briefcase and wearing a green long sleeved shirt and khaki pants. >> we can understand people's concerns. thank you. >>> president obama back in washington after celebrating his re-election in chicago. the president has a number of pressing issues on his plate too. the white house and congress are promising cooperation before crippling tax hikes and budget cuts automatically kick in on all americans in the new year. the president is also expected to have to appoint a new secretary of state and treasury secretary. >>> in virginia, election officials are considering changes now after long lines forced some to wait for hours to cast their ballot. the commonwealth is now considering switching from the touch screen machines to optical scans. in maryland, turnout was less than in 2004 and 2008 but there were still a lot of complaint about long lines and registration issues. election officials are now investigating those voting problems. a lot of people experience those l
brown will resume the role of acting principal. rinci >>> more than two years after the massive teen water horizon oil spill in the gulf of mexico, bp has agreed to pay the largest criminal settlement in u.s. history. -- massive deep water horizon oil spill. two bp workers are also facing manslaughter charges. >>> take a look at this. this is a brutal attack caught on camera. two men in masks and hoods attempt to rob a convenience store in massachusetts and hitting and pistol-whipping the clerk in the meantime. the clerk fights back but lucky for him a customer later walks in and scares the robbers away. the clerk suffered a severe cut to his face but is doing okay. >> very lucky for him. >>> all right. looking to hit the town this weekend for a little nightlife. forget hail ago cab or riding metro. >> we'll tell you about a service called d.c. hopper. we are checking in with tucker barnes in weather and julie wright in traffic. stay with us.  >>> welcome back. it is friday. we just entertain ourselves up here, don't we? taking a live look at the jefferson memorial
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